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North Korea says it tested a nuclear device

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PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korea says it has tested a “miniaturized” nuclear device in defiance of U.N. orders to stop building atomic weapons. Official state media reported Tuesday that it was conducted in a safe manner. This third nuclear test could take North Korea closer to its goal of building a nuclear warhead small enough to be mounted on a long-range missile. The test was strongly indicated by an “explosion-like” earthquake that monitoring agencies ...

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